Growing Arizona technology companies can now get big business health benefits thanks to the partnership between Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC). This partnership provides exclusive insurance plans available only to AZTC members. The AZTC association health plan (AHP) is for startups, smaller businesses and growing companies who want to focus on what they do best – expanding their mission.
Organizations are increasingly seeking to diversify their workforce to tap into the many benefits of cultural diversity. A more diverse workforce can bring numerous advantages, including improved social awareness, creativity, and productivity.
Burned-out leaders leading burned-out employees. Sound familiar? It’s estimated that 66% to 72% of leaders feel burned out. That’s significant and may be no surprise to you. In the past 24 months, leaders have had to grapple with significant disruption in their personal and professional lives while often being expected to put the well-being of others – specifically their family and employees – first.
The tech industry is hot, and technology is everywhere. It’s powering self-driving cars, computers, cell phones, social media platforms, and gaming systems that modern society can’t imagine life without. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in computer and information technology are projected to increase by 11% between 2019 and 2029. This growth rate is significantly faster than the average for all occupations, which is projected to be 3.7%.
Employee morale is a common buzzword in the HR industry because of the significant role it plays in daily office operations. Employee morale refers to the overall attitude and satisfaction that workers have in the workplace. Are employees engaged and motivated? Are they satisfied with their work?
When Michael Wilson welcomed his first child into the world, he immediately reevaluated what mattered to him in his life and career. Michael had studied Civil Engineering in school and since graduating had worked in the AI and robotics space, most recently managing a team at Amazon for 10 years. Now, at the drop of a hat and with a new baby in tow, he began to rethink his career.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, is offering sign-on bonuses up to $50,000 for engineering and some finance roles onsite at the company’s Tucson location. For eligible finance positions, sign-on bonuses are available for those who have an active security clearance. For engineers, sign-on bonuses are available to those hired into qualified roles, regardless of current clearance status. However, bonus amounts are higher for individuals with active security clearances.
By: Paragon IT Professionals Have you seen an uptick in consultants leaving before their contract is complete? If so, you’re not alone – and for all the reasons we’ve already talked about – but what if you could take steps to help improve consultant retention? According to PROUnlimited’s Spring 2022 Labor Report, 50% of contingent workers who ended […]
Qwick, the leading staffing-as-a-service platform for hospitality businesses and professionals, has appointed Derek Johnson as its first Chief People Officer. Johnson joins at a time when Qwick is expanding employee headcount faster than ever. He will lead the company’s key human resources functions including Qwick’s diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging program. Additionally, Johnson is instrumental in building upon the company’s momentum in growth to attract and retain top talent and help Qwick become an even more people-focused and employee-admired company.
Whether it’s your internal process with HR, or your external process with your staffing partner, communication and efficiency are key to winning talent. Finding the right candidate is tough enough these days, so it’s critical that when you do, you’re prepared to move quickly. While there’s no foolproof method, following a few key steps at the start of the process will ensure greater success for all involved.